Amber Alert canceled as 1 found, 2 still missing
Thursday, May 09, 2013 2:04 PM
By Alex Woodring
Lt. Joshua Strick (right) and Putnam County Sheriff Michael C. Chandler (left) brief the press outside the Putnam County Sheriff Office.
OTTAWA - The Amber Alert has been officially canceled and one of the three juveniles has been taken into custody in Columbus. The Ottawa Police Department is en route to question the juvenile. At this time two of the three boys are still missing.
At 5:31 a.m. the Ottawa Police Department was dispatched to 1350 North Perry St. at Elkcrest Trailer Park, Lot 61. The mother came home to discover what appeared to be a crime scene. According to Lt. Joshua Strick there are no signs of abduction.
At 11:21 a.m. the Amber Alert was officially issued. Then at 1:05 the Columbus Police Department contacted the Ottawa Police Department to inform them they had found the silver 2006 Chevy HHR. A juvenile was found in the car and taken into custody by the Columbus police.
"We have people on their way now to question him," said Strick.
The Amber Alert was cancelled "this afternoon" according to Strick.
The names of the boys Blake Romes, Blaine Romes and Michael Fey.
No other information is available at this time.
"Anything else we have to say would just be speculation," said Putnam County Sheriff Michael C. Chandler.